Saturday, October 4, 2008

Mandatory Parking

Any planner or developer can tell you, municipalities have pretty strict regulations about providing parking whenever new construction is going in. The goal is to provide adequate parking for the users of the new facilities and not overwhelm existing parking options.

This concept is getting some attention in the time of transit-oriented developmetn. Cities including Washington, DC, Milwaukee, London, and San Francisco are rethinking minimums.

Read the article: Cities rethinking '50s-era parking standards

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